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Hangari: C.398-1991

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Object information

Current Location: Gallery 29 - Korean Gallery

Titles

Hangari

Maker(s)

Pottery: Unknown

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Description

Porcelain, thrown, luted and glazed. The large oviform jar (hangari) rests on a low straight foot which is echoed in shape by a short straight neck with a ridge inside. The overall smooth white glaze has a bluish-grey tinge and has settled in tears round the lower half of the body; the footring is unglazed underneath and rough.

Notes

History note: H.S. Reitlinger (d.1950); the Reitlinger Trust, Maidenhead, from which transferred in 1991.

Legal notes

Bequeathed by Henry Scipio Reitlinger, 1950; transfered from the Reitlinger Trust, 1991

Measurements and weight

Height: 34.5 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1950) by Reitlinger, Henry Scipio

Dating

17th Century
Choson Dynasty (1392 - 1910)
Circa 1650 - 1700

Components of the work

Decoration composed of glaze
Foot Diameter 12.0 cm
Rim Diameter 13.3 cm

Materials used in production

Porcelain

Techniques used in production

Throwing : Porcelain, thrown, luted and glazed
Glazing (coating)

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.398-1991
Primary reference Number: 16415
Packing number: CHICER 284
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 19 July 2021 Last processed: Monday 19 July 2021

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Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

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